Patrol info for U-437
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|26 Apr 1943||St. Nazaire||30 Apr 1943||St. Nazaire||5 days|
Oblt. Hermann Lamby
Oblt. Heinz Wolff
Ltn. Hubert Jeschke
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-437
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Ships hit by U-437 during this patrol
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Attacks on U-437 during this patrol
29 Apr 1943
00.30 hrs, Bay of Biscay, outbound: a British Wellington bomber (RAF Sqdn 172/H), piloted by Peter H. Stembridge dropped six bombs on U-437 in a Leigh Light attack. The boat was heavily damaged and requested immediate help, and was assisted to base by U-455. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 276)
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